Looking for an attraction that will keep kids entertained all day in San Diego? Perhaps one that you’ll enjoy as well? LEGOLAND San Diego, an entire theme park dedicated to the colored building blocks we all knew and loved as children, may be just what you need to complete your San Diego vacation. With 30,000 LEGO models, over 60 amusement park rides, and dozens of shows and building zones spread over nine themed park areas, LEGOLAND San Diego is the perfect place to let your imagination run wild. With a location conveniently just 30 minutes north of San Diego in Carlsbad, LEGOLAND has become a favorite of Southern California tourists. Here are just a few of the cool things you can expect to find at the park this summer.

Bronte, the Welcome Dinosaur

As you enter the park, wave hello to Bronte, the bright red dinosaur standing nine tall and 34 feet long, made completely out of LEGO bricks.

Coastersaurus in Dino Island

coastersaurus Coastersaurus at LEGOLAND California
Continuing in the same vein, head over to Dino Island and hop on board Coastersaurus, a mini roller coaster ride through prehistoric times. As you speed around the jungle at 21 MPH, animated and life-size LEGO brick dinosaurs peer out at you from every turn. Most notably, the 1,100-pound Brachiasaurus shows its friendly face to guests while taking a dip in the pond and a ten-foot-tall T-Rex searches for his prey.

LEGO Club House & LEGO Factory Tour

When you enter Fun Town, you’ll have access to all things LEGO. First, take the LEGO Factory Tour to learn how the building blocks are made. Automated machinery demonstrates the processes of molding, decorating, assembling, and packing, so you’ll have a new understanding of the “magic” behind the colorful toys. Then enter the Club House to stock up on bulk LEGO bricks and use your creative genes to make your own creations. You’ll be able to design sets to purchase and take home and to use Build-A-Mini to create your own LEGO figurine.

Splash Battle on Pirate Shores

Ready for a swashbuckling adventure with LEGO pirate pals? Pirate Shores is abound with buccaneers who will share their adventurous pursuits with visitors. In Splash Battle, you’ll have your own ship and control of a water cannon as you navigate through pirate-infested waters. Beware, your targets along the way are ready and armed to fire back!

Miniland USA

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in Miniland USA. San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in Miniland USA.
For many, Miniland USA is the highlight of park. This incredible feat is a recreation of seven areas of the United States, built entirely of LEGO blocks in 1:20 ration. With 20 million LEGO bricks, the expert LEGO architects have brought famous attractions across the country to life in stunning detail. See the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the White House in Washington DC, the Las Vegas strip, New York City’s Empire State Building, and New Orleans’ French Quarter. Take advantage of LEGOLAND San Diego discount tickets for admission to all this and more at the best price. Right now, LEGOLAND is one of the top attractions in San Diego, and you can see it for a fraction of the standard ticket price. Visit SmartDestinatons.com today to find out how.